Grapevine: Jun. 18, 1990

MASTER BUILDING ON THE INSTALLMENT PLAN. Mike Dukakis and Rob Lowe aren't the only ones with bittersweet memories of the 1988 Democratic National Convention in Atlanta. For two years, visitors to that city have been paying a 2 cents surcharge on hotel and motel rooms to retire the $15 million tab for hosting the party. Two weeks ago that magic sum was attained, but the surcharge remains; now the goal is to help pay for the $210 million Georgia Dome, a spanking new facility that will host the 1994 Super Bowl.

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